Velociraptor

22 Jul

Velociraptor

Velociraptor (Velocirraptor) is a genus of theropod dinosaurs that lived approximately 75 to 71 million years ago during the latter part of the Cretaceous period. Two species are currently recognized, although others have been attributed in the past. The species-type is V. mongoliensis; Fossils of this species were discovered in Mongolia. The second species, V. […]

Pink-handed fish

21 Jul

Pink-handed fish

These fish escape the rule that all fish swim. Unlike consumers, they use their flippers, which look like hands, to walk. This animal was discovered in Tasmania. Scientists try to classify it, although no one has been found since 1999. Nearly 14 species, all of shallow water found in Australia. But I still do not […]

Ferret

20 Jul

Ferret

The ferret is a carnivorous mammal of the Mustelidae family. There are several species of mustelids, the best known being the domestic ferret (Mustela putorius furo), used as a pet in several countries of the world. The term is generally used as a reference to the domestic ferret, the descendant of the bullfight or, occasionally, […]

Cassowary

19 Jul

Cassowary

The cassowary is a bird of the group of large ratites, native to northeastern Australia, New Guinea and surrounding islands. The three species of cassowary belong to the family Casuariidae and are, with the ostrich and the emu, the largest birds in existence today. The preferred casuarum habitat is areas of tropical forest where there […]

Jellyfish

18 Jul

Jellyfish

The jellyfish (Cyanea lamarchi), also called mother of water and jellyfish, jellyfish, are forms of free life of the adult cnidarians, belonging to classes Scyphozoa, Hydrozoa and Cubozoa. Almost all jellyfish inhabit the oceans. Its body presents radial symmetry, formed by two layers of cells: the epidermis (exterior) and the gastrodermia (interior); Between them there […]

Portuguese caravel

17 Jul

Portuguese caravel

The Portuguese caravel is not a single multicellular organism, but a colony of small individuals called the zooids, in the group of cnidarians. These zooids are linked to each other because they can not live independently. They live in the waters of all the tropical regions of the oceans. They have blue or even pink […]

Krait Malasiana

16 Jul

Krait Malasiana

Bungarus candidus or Krait Malasiana, is a venomous snake of the Elapidae family. It can be found in western Asia and Indonesia. This snake has nocturnal habits, not many attacks recorded from the Malaysian Krait, but it is an aggressive species when threatened. Description Krait Malasana can reach a total length of 108 cm, and […]

Curiosities of the animal world

15 Jul

Curiosities of the animal world

1- Most birds build new nests every year. The bald eagle mates for life and builds only one nest, which grows every year. Some nests weigh almost a ton.   2- A small brown bat can pick up about 600 mosquitoes in an hour.   3- The spines of the porcupines are covered with antibiotics. This helps […]

Tiger snake

14 Jul

Tiger snake

Tiger snake are a type of venomous snake found in southern regions of Australia, including its coastal islands and Tasmania. These snakes are highly variable in their color, often banded like those on a tiger, and forms in their regional occurrences. All populations are in the genus Notechis, and their diverse characters have been described […]

Sturgeon

13 Jul

Sturgeon

Sturgeon is the common name used to designate fish species of the family Acipenseridae, including the genera Acipenser, Huso, Scaphirhynchus and Pseudoscaphirhynchus. The term includes more than 20 species that are commonly known as sturgeons and several related species that have distinct common names, most notably sterlet, kaluga and beluga. Collectively, the family is also […]